Mary Hudson

Mary L. Hudson, 75, of Arkansas City, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her family.

The family will have a memorial service at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Chestnut Avenue Venue, 3120 E. Chestnut Ave., in Arkansas City.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorial donations go to St. Jude’s Children Hospital. Shellley Family Funeral Home of Arkansas City is in charge of arrangements.

Mary was born on March 27, 1944, in Arkansas City, the daughter of Denzel and Mildred (Robins) Pappan. She worked for many years as a secretary in the office of Westwood Villas Apartments. She loved bingo, flowers and her Native American heritage.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Rosalie Courtney; and granddaughter, Nina Gallo.

Her family includes her children, Jimmy Raby, and Shelley May-Hudson, of Arkansas City, Malinda Tredway, of Arkansas City, Tina Martin, of Rolland, Okla., and Pamela Cox, of Spiro, Okla.; her seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

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